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Your Guide in keeping You and Your family Healthy

Which vegetable has three times as much vitamin C as an orange and twice as much iron as spinach?

You can incorporate more peppers in your diet by dicing and adding to an omelet or frittata or putting them on the grill for a nice char then drizzle with balsamic vinegar.

Which vegetable did the ancient Greeks hold sacred, using it to not only to adorn victors of athletic contests, but also for decorating the tombs of the deceased?

y Parsley is more than just

throwaway garnish. Chew on it for a fresher breath. Finely chopped parsley added to cous cous or rice pilaf adds color and texture.

Which vegetable comes in white, yellow, orange, green, and purple varieties?

Try raw cauliflower, carrots, and tomatoes with a lowfat blue cheese dip for a healthy snack. You can steam or microwave cauliflower until soft and then mash. Add some chicken broth, vegetable broth, or low fat milk along with a dab of butter and some sea salt for mock mashed potatoes. Some people never miss the potatoes.y

Which fruit is a member of the rose family?

Who knew? Fresh pears with brie or Stilton cheese or white cheddar make a great snack. Add a bottle of chardonnay or champagne and some whole grain crackers for an elegant instant picnic under a shady tree.

Which nut did the Romans shower newlyweds with as a fertility charm?

A handful of almonds (15) are high protein and good for the heart. Going nuts in moderation is a good thing. Almond butter on thick toasted raisin bread is an ultra worldly treat.

This fruit is native to India and has the great honor of being the most favored tropical fruit in the WORLD! It comes in red, yellow-red, green or purple and can vary in size from about the size of a duck's egg to about 5 lbs. It might be oval, round, or sometimes even kidney shaped.

This vegetable was called "mad apple" when it was first introduced into northern Europe -- botanists believed eating it caused insanity. What is it?

What does "CPR" stand for in medical emergencies?

Cardio Pulmonary Resuscitation

What's the medical term for low blood sugar?

Hypoglycemia

What do doctors look at through an ophthalmoscope?

The eye

What S-word is defined as "a lateral curvature of the spine"?

Scoliosis

Your Guide in keeping You and Your family Healthy